[ August 11 2014 ]
Fehr in X-Men First Class

MOVIES — COMICS — COMIC BOOK MOVIES — MARVEL
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Back in 1999, the then-WB aired an adaptation of Melinda Metz’s 10-book YA alien romance series Roswell High, entitled simply Roswell. Starring a gaggle of photogenic faux teens, all …

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[August 19 2014 ]
When Did You See Her Last

BOOKS – CHILDREN – HUMOR
BY RACHEL HYLAND
In Short: A study in contrasts: light and dark, funny and sad, obvious and obscure. Absolutely worth your time.
Recommended: YES!
“Nobody wants to hear that you will try your best. It is the wrong thing to …

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[August 12 2014 ]
Goblin Emperor

BOOKS – FANTASY – FAE
BY COLLEEN REED
In Short: Sympathy for the main character saves a very long book.
Recommended: Yes.
After a time, he felt a deeper rhythm, the rhythm of the stone and water, not the rhythm of his words …

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[August 11 2014 ]
Fehr in X-Men First Class

MOVIES — COMICS — COMIC BOOK MOVIES — MARVEL
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Back in 1999, the then-WB aired an adaptation of Melinda Metz’s 10-book YA alien romance series Roswell High, entitled simply Roswell. Starring a gaggle of photogenic faux teens, all …

Featured, Regulars »

[November 8 2013 ]
Lilith

THE TOP 13 – TV
From demons to angels to… well, more demons and angels, a look at the best of the Winchesters’ worst.
BY ABIGAIL NAGY
Supernatural tells the story of the Winchester brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and …

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[November 7 2013 ]
Thor The Dark World

MOVIES – COMICS – ADAPTATIONS
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Based on the comic book character created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby
Story by: Don Payne and Robert Rodat
Written by: Christopher L. Yost & Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely
Directed …

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[November 4 2013 ]
Enders Game

MOVIES – ORSON SCOTT CARD – ADAPTATIONS
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Based on the novel by Orson Scott Card
Written by: Gavin Hood
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, Abigail Breslin, Hailee Steinfeld, Aramis Knight
US Release …

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[November 4 2013 ]
Thor The Dark World

THIS WEEK IN GEEK

A peek at all the geek that’s fit to critique; week beginning November 4, 2013
BY RACHEL HYLAND
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MOVIES – TV – BOOKS – COMICS –  GAMES – CONVENTIONS
MOVIES
Thor: The Dark World hits theaters this Thursday evening, in 2D, 3D …

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[October 11 2013 ]
TVD 502

TV – THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
BY KELLIE SHERIDAN
 
Written by: Brian Young
Directed by: Joshua Butler
Original Air Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013
 
In Short: Stefan gets help in the hunt for Silas, while Silas hunts for Jeremy and Katherine.
Recommended: Hell, yes.
 
JEREMY: …

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[October 10 2013 ]
The Tomorrow People 101

TV – THE TOMORROW PEOPLE – ADAPTATIONS 
BY KIM SORENSEN
Written by: Greg Berlanti, Phil Klemmer
Directed by: Danny Cannon
US Air Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
CW
In Short: A teenager discovers he has super powers and is brought into a war between …

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[October 4 2013 ]
I Know What You Did Last Summer

TV – THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
BY KELLIE SHERIDAN
Written by: Caroline Dries
Directed by: Lance Anderson
US Air Date: Friday, October 3, 2013
CW
In Short: Elena and Caroline head off to college as a crop of new problems begin to challenge their …

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[October 4 2013 ]
mind the gap 15

COMICS
BY KIM SORENSEN
Villain’s Month is over at DC and the buildup has begun in Forever Evil. Over at Marvel, the Cataclysm prelude Hunger continues with its third issue, and Battle of the Atom rages on …

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[October 3 2013 ]
Gravity

MOVIES — ACTION – SCIENCE FICTION
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Written by: Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón
Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris (voice)
US Release Date: Friday, October 4, 2013
In Short: Thrilling and accomplished, but not much else.
Recommended: Kind …

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[October 3 2013 ]
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GAMES
Visit the Wall, King’s Landing and soon, the Iron Islands! Or even help build them…
BY KELLIE SHERIDAN
Have you already read all the currently released Song of Ice and Fire books? Already watched all the DVD special …

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[October 2 2013 ]
SHIELD 102

TV — AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. — JOSS WHEDON
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Written by: Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen & Jeffrey Bell
Directed by: David Straiton
US Air Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
ABC
In Short: Friends become enemies, enemies become friends and no one gets a …

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[October 2 2013 ]
Riley Parra Season Three

BOOKS — URBAN FANTASY
A memoir about creating angels, demons and the awesome woman who fights them.
BY GEONN CANNON
This was a series that was never supposed to happen. In fact, when I wrote the first story it didn’t …

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[September 30 2013 ]
COLIN O'DONOGHUE, JENNIFER MORRISON

TV – ONCE UPON A TIME
KATE NAGY
Written by: Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz
Directed by: Ralph Hemecker
US Air Date: Sunday, September 29, 2013
ABC
In Short: The action shifts to Neverland. Henry makes a new friend, and Emma takes …

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[September 30 2013 ]
Gravity

THIS WEEK IN GEEK

A peek at all the geek that’s fit to critique; week beginning September 30, 2013
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Click to jump ahead…
MOVIES – TV – BOOKS – COMICS –  GAMES – CONVENTIONS
MOVIES
Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in Alfonso Cuarón’s hotly-anticipated Gravity, his follow …

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[September 27 2013 ]
Rat Queens 1

COMICS
BY KIM SORENSEN
Villain’s Month finally ends at DC this week, with some of the biggest villains having their origins retold: Metallo, Black Adam, Sinestro, Bane. Over at Marvel, the X-Men event Battle of the Atom …

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[September 26 2013 ]
Insidious Chapter 2

MOVIES – HORROR – SEQUELS
BY DAVID BALDWIN
Story by: James Wan, Leigh Whannell
Written by: Leigh Whannell
Directed by: James Wan
Starring: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye
US Release Date: Friday, September 13, 2013
In Short: A flawed sequel that still manages …

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[September 26 2013 ]
bleed1

GAMES – PROFESSIONAL GEEKDOM
Indie game developer Ian Campbell on Steam Greenlight, and taking it one step at a time…
BY KELLIE SHERIDAN
From comics to video games, it takes all kinds to make geek culture happen. Some among us …